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Newly Available - Stunning Apartment Superb City Centre Location

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleeps 4. 1 Bedroom. 1 Bathroom.

This is a unique one bedroom apartment in a historic and quietly situated building one minute from Princes Street. It has 46 XXXXXX reviews all with 5 star excellent ratings. It has also been featured in a Sunday newspaper interiors magazine. The building is protected by a category A classification, the highest grade of protection by Historic Scotland. The accommodation is self contained on the raised ground floor level of the owners townhouse. We are therefore nearby so shall meet you and settle you in to the accommodation and are available should you wish any help or advice during your stay.

The apartment has a stunning 28 foot long bow ended drawing room, fully equipped kitchen and utility room, bedroom with the option of a 6 foot double or two single beds and bathroom which has a bath with shower over.

The property is set up to be a home from home with the intention that you can bring only the luggage you would need if you were booked in to a hotel. Soap, shampoo, body wash and paper are provided in the bathroom. The kitchen has teas, coffees, hot chocolate, sugar, salt, pepper, cereals and cooking oil. The fridge will be stocked with bread, milk, butter, jam, biscuits, fruit and eggs to welcome you. There are supermarkets just a few minutes walk away on Shandwick Place for stocking up on other items. There are also many excellent restaurants close by

The accommodation is arranged as follows. The apartment is approached from the street via the front step which forms a bridge over the basement area. You enter through double doors into the shared entrance hall then take your private door into the apartment Drawing Room with double windows facing the cobbled street and the rear gardens of Charlotte Square. This room is 28 foot long with a bow end, wood panelling, working shutters and a large black marble fireplace with an open gas fire. The furniture is a mix of antique and modern with two huge leather sofas (one converts to a double bed), a desk/work area with a wealth of information for your stay, large screen TV, DVD player and Hi-Fi. Original oil painting, fresh flowers and plants add a finishing touch.

A concealed (jib) door leads to the inner hall. The bedroom at the back of the building has a large window overlooking gardens and with working shutters. The wall decorations are hand painted. There is a super king size (6 foot wide) bed which can be converted to two single beds (please give your preference when booking). Pillows and duvets are non allergenic and the bedding is pure cotton for your comfort. There is ample storage space in the antique wardrobe and drawer unit.

A travel cot/crib and high chair can be provided on request.

The kitchen also overlooks the rear gardens with a table for four at the window. This is also a good place to work on your laptop with the free wifi. It is equipped with electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, kettle, coffee maker, toaster and ironing facilities. There is also a utility room with a washer dryer.

The bathroom has a bath with shower over and is supplied with cotton towel sets and toiletries.

In the event of cancellation I shall try to re let and refund minus a £50.00 charge. If I cannot re let the terms are -

More than 30 days prior to arrival: 25% of Rental

Less than 30 days prior to arrival: 100% of Rental

If I have to cancel for reasons beyond my control a full refund will be given. I cannot be held responsible for consequential loss.

More Details

Owner
Alan Dickson
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 12, 2017

Amenities

New Town Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
General:
  • Free Wifi
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The bathroom has a bath with shower over and is supplied with cotton towel sets, soap, shampoo, body wash and paper. There is a heated mist free mirror with shaver socket.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , There is a choice of a large double or two single beds.
  • The bedroom at the back of the building has a large window with working shutters overlooking gardens . The wall decorations are hand painted. There is a super king size (6 foot wide) bed which can be converted to two single beds (please give your preference when booking). Pillows and duvets are non allergenic and the bedding is pure cotton for your comfort. There is ample storage space in the antique wardrobe and drawer unit plus bedside cupboards. A radio alarm clock and hairdryer are supplied.
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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(23 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews
5

Wonderful historic themed apartment but with all mod cons.

  • 5 of 5

Dianne and Alan were very welcoming and helpful. We had a full and very hectic week doing lots of Edinburgh Fringe events and 10 Glenfinglas Street is a perfect centrally located base. The main Drawing Room is absolutely huge and the whole of the flat is very tastefully decorated and furnished with a number of bespoke accessories and fixtures. Very best wishes Jon and Anita. Stayed early August 2017.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic apartment. Lovely to be met by the owner, shown the apartment, with lots of helpful advice and ideas for making the best of our stay. Supply of breakfast provisions/fruit most welcome. A lot of thought and preparation by the owners in the presentation of this property.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

Perfect Apartment in Edinburgh

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I loved this flat. I cannot say enough about how gracious the hosts were in accommodating us (late arrival and late departure). The apartment had a full kitchen with snacks to tide us over until we could get supplies. It was gorgeous in its architecture and condition. Plenty of information about what to do (added to by the owners) was in the apartment as well. Just enough off the beaten path to be quiet but still have very easy access to all the wonderful sights of Edinburgh. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excelsior, MN
5

Visiting Edinburgh? - You should stay here.

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable town home in a good location. My wife, two kids and myself loved the place. A roll away bed was provided so both kids got there own beds. The master bed was super comfortable and the kitchen had breakfast provisions awaiting us. We walked to everything. Great place...highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brooklyn Heights, New York City. is where I have lived since my husband died
5

Even more beautiful than the pictures

  • 5 of 5

I was warmly greeted by the owners who continued to provide support whenever I needed it. The apartment itself was a pleasure to be in even though I loved being out and about in Edinburgh. The location was perfect for touring the sights of the city as well as situated in the area of an abundance of excellent places to eat and drink. I look forward to returning to Edinburgh next year and again taking advantage of the hospitality offered.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Elegant lodgings in an excellent location

  • 5 of 5

This elegant, well-kept flat faces a park on a surprisingly quiet street in New Town, yet it's close to all the major downtown attractions and within walking distance of Edinburgh Castle and Hollyroodhouse.. You'll be tempted to spend time in its spacious living room, and the owners have provided helpful guides and references books. They're also very personable and love to share their wealth of knowledge about Edinburgh.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Edinburgh
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Du Vin/Ryans/Whighams/Sygn/Indigo Yard
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Rosyth
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Duddingston
Nearest Train
0.7 Miles
Waverley/ Haymarket Stations
Nearest Motorway
200 Metres
Princes Street
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Petite Folie/Ryans/Whighams/Sygn/Indigo Yard
Nearest Ski
4 Miles
Midlothian Ski Centre
Nearest Beach
4.5 Miles
Portobello
Car: not necessary

The apartment is in the elegant Georgian New Town in a cul de sac off Charlotte Square which is in City Centre adjacent to Princes Street. It is within easy walking distance of most of the attractions and with good transport links. There are bus stops, a Taxi Rank, Airport Bus stops and a Tram Halt all within a few minutes walk. Both Waverley and Haymarket Railway Stations are within walking distance too. A City Tour Bus can be boarded in Charlotte Square.

While the property is quietly situated there are pubs, clubs and restaurants close by. Just a few minutes away on Shandwick Place there are three late opening supermarkets (Sainsbury, Tesco and Co-op). The Edinburgh Farmers Market takes place on Saturday mornings in nearby Castle Terrace.

Charlotte Square hosts the Book Festival during August and nearby are the Lyceum, Traverse, Kings and Usher Hall theatres, Churches, The Filmhouse and Odeon Cinema.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Additional Guest Fee $25.79 per person per night

In the event of cancellation I shall try to re let and refund minus a £50.00 charge. If I cannot re let the terms are -

> 30 days prior to arrival: 25% of Rental

< 30 days prior to arrival: 100% of Rental

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.